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Language: en
Authors: Gerd Leonhard
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-06 - Publisher:

Futurist Gerd Leonhard breaks new ground again by bringing together mankind's urge to upgrade and automate everything-down to human biology itself-with our timeless quest for freedom and happiness. Before it's too late, we must stop and ask the big questions: How do we embrace technology without becoming it? When it
Afrofuturism in Black Panther
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Renée T. White, Karen A. Ritzenhoff
Categories: Afrofuturism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book examines Black Panther not only as a film grounded in Afro-futurism, but also as an invitation for viewers to think about relevant real-world social questions about identity, liberation, and racial justice, ultimately posing the question of how Black Panther invites a reimagining of Blackness.
The Hero and the Perennial Journey Home in American Film
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Susan Mackey-Kallis
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

"An interesting, freshly developed, original theme on the hero quest as reflected in the movies. It gives us much new room for thought about our most basic assumptions."--Oliver Stone In contemporary America, myths find expression primarily in film. What's more, many of the highest-grossing American movies of the past several
Transhumanism - Engineering the Human Condition
Language: en
Pages: 293
Authors: Roberto Manzocco
Categories: Technology & Engineering
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A Very Human Future
Language: en
Authors: Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, Helena Calle
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-15 - Publisher: Fast Future Publishing Ltd

A Very Human Future is written from the premise that the pace of penetration and scale of disruption of new technologies requires us to adopt a new all-encompassing protective logic for society moving forward. Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World means placing humanity at the center of the agenda so